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    Artesia receives light show, more rainfall

    A large bolt of lightning strikes the ground Tuesday evening near the residence of Johnny Craft, who submitted this photo. Artesians were treated to an…

  • Public Forum: Remembering Councilman Aguilar

    TO THE EDITOR: Artesia City Councilman, Jose Luis Aguilar, passed away at the age of 72 on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, at University Medical Center…

  • Jose H. Mendoza

    A funeral mass is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Roswell for Jose “Simon” H. Mendoza. Mendoza, 83,…

  • Vera L. Haynes

    Vera L. Haynes

    Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at Terpening & Son Mortuary for Vera L. Haynes of Artesia. Haynes, 84, passed away Sunday,…

  • Maria Acosta

    Maria Acosta

    Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Maria “Mary” Acosta of Artesia. Acosta, 81, passed…

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    Memorable first day of school for Eager Beavers

    Parents, teachers and administrators alike were able to capture the eager faces of Artesia’s kindergarteners on their first day of school at Grand Heights Early…

  • State auditor: ‘Broad range’ of issues in Eddy County’s Fire Excise, State Fire Funds audit

    The Office of the State Auditor (OSA) says it found a “broad range of issues” regarding Eddy County’s Fire Excise and State Fire Funds in…

  • Jose Luis Aguilar

    Services scheduled for longtime councilor

    Services have been scheduled for longtime city councilor Jose Luis Aguilar of Artesia. Aguilar passed away Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, at University Medical Center in…

  • Public Forum: ‘Crazy drivers getting crazier’

    TO THE EDITOR: I read the story about the editor’s trip and got a good laugh out of the statement that she felt safer on…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Aug. 23 ALARM 1:11 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 26th and Main streets in reference to an audible alarm. RECKLESS DRIVING 4:46…